With over 4000 years of people living in Tampa, learn about how this city grew from a Spanish outpost to the fastest growing city in Florida. Learn how Tampa became a city, and who made it happen. Many locals have said "I have lived here all my life, and I did not know that about Tampa."

This 90 minute water tour takes you step by step through the evolution. As you cruise along the waters in our roomy vessels, history unfolds all around you. Our guides have little known facts about our city and share them with you. Being one of the picturesque harbors in Florida, Tampa harbor abounds with history on all sides. The waterfront features museums, shipyards, and million dollar homes. See the Pirate ship, Gabriella, up close and learn our pirate history. Ask our guides, "what's a pirate beard in Tampa?" You will be surprised by the answer. View the most beautiful building in Tampa, The Plant Hotel.

Lunch OYO at Yeoman’s Cask & Lion

The Yeoman’s Cask & Lion story is one of growth and a celebration of British culture. On our walls are fun portraits of Queen Elizabeth II, Bowie, Churchill, and many others. You will find one of those famous red phone booths nearby along with a floor that will make you feel like you just stepped into the old country.

Bus Trips from The Villages

Tampa's Harbor & History Water Tour

Trip Details

​Pick Up Location: Hope Lutheran Church
​On the corner of 466 & Morse Blvd.
250 Avenida Los Angelos 
The Villages, FL 32162
(Please Park On the Side Closest to Morse)

Price: $72 Per Person - Bus driver tip not included

Details -

  • ​​9:15AM to 5:00PM
  • 90 Minute Boat Tour
  • Round-trip Transportation
  • Minimum 16 people required

Call Us to Book Your Trip!

(352) 753-0736